The Best Sydney Hotels Near a Train Station

Below is our hand picked selection of the best Sydney Hotels located within a short walk of a train station. When we say 'best' we looking at value for your travel dollar. Our recommended hotels range from 2 to 4 star and, while each has strengths and weaknesses, they all offer good value for their location and amenities. We start with a couple of budget properties just outside Central Sydney but close to at least one train station for easy travel to the city centre. The balance are located close to a train station in the CDB and move up the scale in amenities, as you go down the page. For Sydney, they are all modestly priced.

If you are visiting during peak season or popular events, we recommend booking your room 2 to 3 months in advance. If none of our picks are available for your chosen dates you are sure to find something suitable on Booking.com.

The Jensen Potts Point

The Jensen Potts Point
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Rating:StarStar
Address: 71 Macleay Street
Nearby Train Station: Kings Cross Station
Amenities: Private Bathrooms, satellite TV, laundry service, air conditioning.
Mini Review: If you are okay with shared bathrooms, the The Jensen Potts Point hotel is well priced for the budget traveller. Offering basic, but clean and comfortable accommodation that is within an 8 minute walk of Kings Cross Station providing easy access to the CBD and Sydney's many attractions. It is also close to picturesque Elizabeth Bay and within easy walking distance of the beautiful Royal Botanic Gardens. There is wireless internet available on site. Rooms include microwave ovens and cable television.

Royal Exhibition Hotel

Royal Exhibition Hotel
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Rating:StarStarStar
Address: 86 Chalmers Street Surry Hills
Near Train Station: Sydney Central Station
Amenities: Bar/lounge, restaurant, refrigerator, coffee maker, wireless internet, TV, air conditioned, private bathrooms.
Mini Review: If you are looking for great value on a Sydney hotel near Central Station, this updated boutique style hotel located right across the street puts you in the perfect location for exploring both central Sydney and the outlying areas. The free CBD shuttle bus is just a short walk away as well. This hotel is located on a nice tree lined street and right across from a small park as well. The restaurant serves lunch and dinner, but not breakfast, however there are numerous other cafes within steps of the hotel. Receives very good reviews from verified guests. Wi-Fi is available in all rooms for an additional fee. You should reserve your room well ahead as this is a small property.

Mariners Court Hotel

Mariners Court Hotel
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Rating:StarStarStar
Address: 44-50 McElhone Street
Nearby Transport: Kings Cross Station
Amenities: Bar/Lounge, refrigerator, Coffeemaker, High-speed internet, Cable/Satellite TV
Mini Review: Mariners Court Hotel is a nice air conditioned boutique hotel that offers extra value with an included continental breakfast. All rooms have ensuite baths and include a fridge and coffee/tea-maker. You will also enjoy the outdoor patio areas. This property is just steps away from the scenic Woolloomoolo Bay and its numerous waterfront restaurants. It is also just a short walk from the Art Gallery of NSW and the famous Royal Botanic Gardens. The Central Business District and its many attractions are also within a reasonable walking distance or you can take the train from Kings Cross Station which is just an 8 minute walk from the hotel. Note that all rooms are non-smoking.

ibis Styles Sydney Central

ibis Styles Sydney Central
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Rating:StarStarStar
Address: 27-33 Wentworth Avenue
Near Public Transport: Sydney Trains: Central and Museum Station; Light Rail: Capitol Square
Amenities: Restaurant, mini bar, fridge, High-speed internet, TV, private bath.
Mini Review: Formerly the Travelodge Sydney, the updated ibis Styles Sydney Central offers a great balance between budget and luxury in a central location. Close to all modes of public transport including the CBD Free Shuttle Bus. Also within walking distance of many popular Sydney attractions. The breakfast is good, but pricey. Unfortunately internet is not free and is not available in all rooms.

Megaboom City Hotel

Megaboom City Hotel
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Rating:StarStarStarStar
Address: Level 1, 93 York St
Nearby Public Transport: St. James or Town Hall Station
Amenities: Free Hi-speed WiFi, Flat-screen TV, Air Conditioning, Private Bathrooms, Safe box, Daily Housekeeping.
Mini Review: Like they say in real estate, it's all about location, and the Megaboom City Hotel has it hands down - at a reasonable price too. Perhaps that's why it is one of the most popular hotels in Sydney. It's close to a couple of train stations, but who cares when you can walk to just about every major attraction in the city. Darling Harbour, Sydney Aquarium, Madame Tussuads, Wild Life Sydney, Sydney Tower, Hyde Park, Queen Victoria Building, Sydney Town Hall, Chinatown, Royal Botanic Garden, The Rocks - I can go on and on, are all within walking distance. You can't get more centrally located than that.

Holiday Inn Potts Point

Holiday Inn Potts Point
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Rating:StarStarStarStar
Address: 203 Victoria Street
Near Public Transport :Kings Cross
Amenities: Free Wi-Fi, 24 hour Front Desk, Restaurant, Swimming Pool, Bar, Gym, Laundry service, Concierge, Ensuite bathroom with tub and shower, TV, Air conditioning, Coffee/Tea, Safe box, Mini bar, Hairdryer, Connecting rooms
Mini Review: This well run Holiday Inn is in a great location and has good sized rooms and ensuite bathrooms. It's located right at Kings Cross Train Station for easy access to anywhere in Sydney, but you'll also find many attractions located withing easy walking distance. Some of these include the Art Gallery of NSW, the Australian Museum and Hyde Park. Many rooms boast fabulous views too! An all round great choice with excellent ratings.

Great Southern Hotel Sydney

Great Southern Hotel Sydney
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Rating:StarStarStarStar
Address: 717 George Street
Nearby Public Transport: Sydney Trains: Central Station; Light Rail: Capitol Square
Amenities: Restaurant, Bar, Fridge, Tea/Coffee maker, TV, Free WiFi, Private bathroom, Tour desk, 24-hourfront desk, Laundry service, Air conditioned
Mini Review: The Great Southern Hotel Sydney is a historic 19th-century building located in the heart of Sydney's Central Business District, just a 5-minute walk from Central Station. The hotel is close to Chinatown, the Capitol Theater, and the Queen Victoria Building, making it convenient for travelers. The Great Southern Hotel Sydney receives positive reviews for its central location, friendly staff, and value for money

57Hotel

57Hotel
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Rating:StarStarStarStar
Address: 57 Foveaux Street, Surry Hills
Nearby Train Station: Central Train Station
Amenities: Wi-Fi, 42" Flat-screen TV, 24 hour Desk, Gym, Spa, Laundry service, Concierge, Safe box, Daily Housekeeping.
Mini Review: This modern and stylish boutique hotel is located in Surrey Hills just a short walk from Central Station where you can easily catch a Train north into the CBD. Even if you walk, it's only 30 minutes to Circular Quay. Chinatown, Paddy's Market and Hyde Park are all within easy walking distance. You'll be hard-pressed to find a better rated hotel in this price range.

Adina Apartment Hotel Sydney, Darling Harbour

Adina Apartment Hotel Sydney, Darling Harbour
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Rating:StarStarStarStar
Address: 55 Shelley Street
Nearby Public Transport: Town Hall Station, King Street Wharf
Amenities: Fully equipped kitchen or kitchenette, laundry, balcony with city or harbour views, indoor/outdoor heated pool, fitness center, sauna, free WiFi.
Mini Review: Adina Apartment Hotel Sydney, Darling Harbour offers spacious and fully furnished studio rooms and one or two-bedroom apartments. The hotel provides a convenient location close to Darling Harbour, King Street Wharf, and various attractions such as the Sydney Aquarium and Wildlife World. Guests can enjoy the in-room kitchen, laundry facilities, and stunning city or harbour views from the balcony. The hotel also features a range of recreational facilities including a pool, fitness center, and sauna. With its central location and modern amenities, this hotel is an ideal choice.

Best Western Plus Hotel Stellar

Best Western Plus Hotel Stellar
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Rating:StarStarStarStar
Address: 4 Wentworth Ave
Nearby Public Transport: Sydney Trains: Museum Station
Amenities: 24 hour Front Desk, Restaurant/cafe, Bar, Laundry service, Concierge, Shower, TV, Free WiFi, Air conditioning, Coffee/Tea, Safe box, Mini bar, Bathrobes, Hairdryer, Daily Housekeeping.
Mini Review: Best Western generally deliver good value on accommodations and this one does not dissappoint. You'll find clean updated rooms and large updated bathrooms. Rooms with kitchenettes are also available - great for longer stays. The location at the south end of Hyde Park is very central - an ideal base for exploring and sightseeing around the city. This hotel is in demand and rooms can be scarce. Use our Hotelfinder to snag a great deal on this one.

YHA Sydney Harbour

YHA Sydney Harbour
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Rating:StarStarStarStar
Address: 110 Cumberland Street
Nearby Public Transport: Wynyard Station, Circular Quay Station, Bridge St Light Rail Stop
Amenities: Spectacular rooftop views, private and dormitory rooms, TV lounge, billiards, fully equipped communal kitchen, 24/7 reception, free WiFi, air conditioning, private bathroom, laundry facilities.
Mini Review: YHA Sydney Harbour is an award-winning hostel located in the heart of the historic Rocks district, offering spectacular rooftop views of the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, and Sydney Harbour. The hostel provides a range of room options, a well-equipped communal kitchen, and a variety of facilities including a TV lounge and billiards. With its central location and modern amenities, this hostel is an ideal choice for travelers looking to explore Sydney's colonial history and visit the city's major sites without breaking the bank.

Sheraton Grand Sydney Hyde Park

Sheraton Grand Sydney Hyde Park
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Rating:StarStarStarStarStar
Address: 161 Elizabeth Street
Nearby Public Transport: Sydney Trains: St. James Station, Town Hall Station
Amenities: Airport shuttle, Restaurant, minibar, refrigerator, microwave, coffeemaker, 24-hour front desk, Free WiFi, flat-screen TV, Fitness centre, Indoor swimming pool, laundry service, air conditioned.
Sheraton Grand Sydney Hyde Park is a moderately priced 5 star hotel ideally located in Sydney's CBD. It is only a 2 minute walk from St. James and a 5 minute walk from Town Hall station. Features include renovated rooms with city and park views, separate bathtubs, and showers. Some suites feature balconies and spa baths overlooking Hyde Park. The Gallery offers a casual spot for coffee or tea. On Level 21, the rooftop Health Club provides an indoor pool, fitness center, and spa.

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If you like to prepare some of your own meals during your vacation you can save a lot on the cost of dining. Hotels with a kitchenette or apartment style accommodations are great for this and we have included one of each at the bottom of our list. Be sure to visit Booking.com to see the many other options that are available in Sydney

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